Chemo- and Radiotherapy in Epithelial Vulvar Cancer
All patients with primary squamous cell cancer of the vulva > stage Ia who were diagnosed
and received treatment between 1998 and 2008 at the participating centres will be included
in the study. Furthermore patients with recurrent disease diagnosed and treated at the
participating centres during the same time period can be included given that they not only
underwent surgical excision for treatment.
For centers with restricted resources for data entry an alternative study collective was
All Patients with primary or relapsed squamous cell vulvar cancer receiving radio- and/or
chemotherapy for treatment at the participating centres between 1998 and 2008 will be
included in the study. This also includes node negative patients receiving
radio/chemotherapy for other reasons.
The participating centers themselves have to decide which study collective they are
documenting, dependent on their available resources.
Observational Model: Cohort, Time Perspective: Retrospective
Sven Mahner, MD PhD
University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf, Department of Gynecology
Germany: Ethics Commission
AGO-VOP.1 / CARE